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By Dehns  
The UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019. After that date, in the absence of any formal arrangements to the contrary, EU trade marks will cease to have legal effect in the UK.
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
No, I did not copy the headline from my colleague Dr. Alex Robinson (@Robinson_IP), who used it for his brilliant tweet.
By Alexander Robinson
On 8 February the Privy Council formally approved the Unified Patent Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2018.
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
The updating of the Lufthansa logo and corporate identity has sparked some controversy in design circles. I don't want to contribute to that, because I have no expertise in the matter and personal taste is not relevant.
By Barbara Rigby
It's an all too frequent scenario: an inventor is denied patent protection because he disclosed details about his invention before filing a patent application.
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
As recently as last December, in India, the Delhi High Court declared Christian Louboutin's ‘red sole' a well-known trade mark.
By Greg Iceton
Therefore, it is important that small businesses develop an understanding of IP at the very beginning.
By Alexander Robinson
According to Mathieu Klos of respected German legal website JUVE, a total of seven organisations* have submitted opinions in relation to the ongoing "Constitutional Complaint"...
By Alexander Robinson
Since agreement was reached in December on "sufficient progress" in Phase 1 of the Brexit negotiations (regarding the terms of withdrawal), little news has been heard about the status of EU/UK discussions
By Alexandra Nott, Joseph Letang
Under the company RC Pet Products Limited, Rory Carr trades in a variety of goods for animals, such as collars, coats, harnesses and pet toys.
By Dehns  
The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) last week launched its new video short "European Patent Work Unaffected By Brexit", highlighting that when it comes to patents...
By Alexander Robinson
In a decision delivered today the European Patent Office revoked a patent relating to CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology which had been granted to the Broad Institute, MIT and Harvard University.
By Alexander Robinson
Following the surprise submission last year of a "constitutional complaint" against German participation in the Unified Patent Court system, ratification of the UPC Agreement was put on hold.
By Barbara Rigby
In an arguably harsh, but refreshingly clear judgement the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in C-567/16 that an SPC application cannot validly be filed on the basis of an End of Procedure Notice.
By Mark Bell
A recent court case in China has clarified the scope of protection afforded by registered designs for graphical user interfaces (GUIs).